Camping Grounds Punta Gorda FL

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Pelican Perch Rv Park
(941) 639-4412
11255 Tamiami Trl
Punta Gorda, FL
Peace River Mh & Rv Park
(941) 639-2819
29208 Snook Cir
Punta Gorda, FL
Paradise Park Condominium Association
(941) 639-2680
46900 Bermont Road Unit 57
Punta Gorda, FL
Gulf View Resort
(941) 639-3978
10205 Burnt Store Rd
Punta Gorda, FL
Coral Ridge Auto & RV Inc
(941) 639-0010
3017 Cooper Street
Punta Gorda, FL
Shell Creek Park
(941) 639-4234
35711 Washington Loop Rd
Punta Gorda, FL
Runta Gorda Koa
(941) 637-1188
6800 Golf Course Blvd
Punta Gorda, FL
Punta Gorda Rv Resort
(941) 639-2010
3701 Baynard Dr
Punta Gorda, FL
Sun-n-shade Campground
(941) 639-5388
14880 Tamiami Trl
Punta Gorda, FL
Alligator Mh & Rv Park
(941) 639-7000
6400 Taylor Rd # 112
Punta Gorda, FL

Campsite Courtesy

"The highest compliment anybody can pay you occurs when he arrives at a campsite the day after you left it and wonders whether anyone's camped there recently," says Les. "Your objective should be to leave it much as it was when you got there, if not better."

According to Les, the first and foremost campsite rule is to leave no sign of human waste. He recommends using a shovel to dig a small hole, then using the shovel to properly cover any fecal matter and toilet tissue. It's disgusting to think about, but Les says he's seen more than one campsite ruined in this regard by discourteous campers.

When it comes to other kinds of refuse, he notes, "If you can pack it in, pack it out."Don't leave trash behind, even if it's not yours.

When pitching camp, Les says to make sure you're back a minimum of 200 feet from water and trails. "A water source is your prime requirement," he says of site selection. But, he adds, proximity to water often means boggy ground. To avoid damaging the area, look for a sandy or rocky strip of beach to use as water access.

Les also recommends that you check with jurisdiction authorities to determine current fire regulations. If your campsite has a pre-established fire pit, don't make a new one. If you're in an area that's never had a fire pit before, asbestos cloths made for such use helps protect the ground. When gathering fuel for your fire, use only dead and downed timber.

"We're really strong proponents of leave-no-trace camping,...

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